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Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Copper alloy, resin
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; taqueté (seraser)
Accession Number: 52.20.15
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary
Date: ca. 1100
Medium: Tempera, ink and gold on parchment; leather binding
Accession Number: 2007.286
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Accession Number: 1993.14
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Medium: Shell (Turbinella pyrum), brass, wax
Accession Number: 1986.12
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Medium: Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Portrait of Shun'oku Myōha (1311–1388)
Unidentified Artist
Date: ca. 1383
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
Accession Number: 2007.329
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Medium: Gilt silver
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
"Bahram Gur Sees a Herd of Deer Mesmerized by Dilaram' s Music", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.28
Densho
Date: 19th century
Medium: Leaded bronze (trace of antimony)
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 1980.603
Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Medium: Two-panel folding screen; ink, color, and gold on gilt paper
Accession Number: 26.117
Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 48.180
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Belt clasp
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 21.166.5
Kosode with Design of Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Embroidery and gold leaf on plain-weave silk patterned with warp floats
Accession Number: 1992.253
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
The Old Plum
Attributed to Kano Sansetsu
(Japanese, 1590–1651)
Date: ca. 1645
Medium: Four sliding door panels (fusuma); ink, color, and gold on gilded paper
Accession Number: 1975.268.48a–d
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Fragmentary Loom Width with Wavy-vine Pattern
Date: ca. 1565–80
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 52.20.21
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Ink and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 30.45
Ghanti
Date: last half 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Medium: Bronze; cast, engraved, chased, pierced
Accession Number: 51.56
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1988.143.141
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.15
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary
Date: ca. 1100
Accession Number: 2007.286
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1986.12
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Portrait of Shun'oku Myōha (1311–1388)
Unidentified Artist
Date: ca. 1383
Accession Number: 2007.329
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
Densho
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603
Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Accession Number: 26.117
Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.180
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Belt clasp
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 21.166.5
Kosode with Design of Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1992.253
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
The Old Plum
Attributed to Kano Sansetsu
(Japanese, 1590–1651)
Date: ca. 1645
Accession Number: 1975.268.48a–d
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Fragmentary Loom Width with Wavy-vine Pattern
Date: ca. 1565–80
Accession Number: 52.20.21
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 30.45
Ghanti
Date: last half 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
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